Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife FISHING RULE CHANGE
WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

November 22, 2006

Coho limit increased on Klickitat River

Action: Increase daily limit to 3 adult coho on the Klickitat River.

Effective dates: Nov. 24 through Dec. 31, 2006.

Species affected: Coho salmon

Location: Klickitat River from mouth to Fisher Hill Bridge. Fisher Hill Bridge is about 3 miles upstream from the mouth.

Reasons for action: The return of coho is strong and escapement goals will be met.

Other information: Minimum size 12". Salmon daily limit is 6 fish but no more than 3 adults except only 2 adult chinook. Both adipose clipped and non-adipose clipped salmon may be retained. Non-buoyant lure restriction is in effect.

Information contact: John Weinheimer 360/696-6211

Fishers must have a current Washington fishing license,